A comparative survey of several historical classifications of Annonaceae down to the subtribal level is given. The role of various key characters is briefly discussed. The present paper at the same time may be considered as an introductory paper to forthcoming publications of general studies on flower and fruit characters now being conducted at Utrecht.

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Koek-Noorman, J, Westra, L.Y.Th, & Maas, P.J.M. (1985). Studies in Annonaceae. XIII. The role of morphological characters in subsequent classifications of Annonaceae: A comparative survey. Miscellaneous publications of the University of Utrecht Herbarium, 2(1), 16–32.